Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Évora (108 kms SE of Lisbon), Portugal
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Sunday, 24 June 2012
Friday, 22 June 2012
Monday, 18 June 2012
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Sunday, 10 June 2012
Muhammad Ali (1769-1849) was a worthy successor to the Mamlukes and Turks. He is buried beneath a white marble cenotaph, behind a bronze grill at the mosque named after him in Cairo, Egypt.
The above photo shows just one fourth of the grill
Notice the green mantles below provided to female tourist visitors who are not properly dressed according to Muslim standards, meaning they're wearing skirts, shorts or sleeveless tops.
This post is linked to Taphophile Tragics
Friday, 8 June 2012
Installation by Tokujin Yoshioka at the "Hell's Half Acre" exhibit, a ground breaking series of installations (large scale evocation of Dante's Inferno), staged within The Old Vic Tunnels, a recently discovered labyrinth beneath London's Waterloo Station